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<jats:p>The macromolecular crystallography (MX) user experience at synchrotron radiation facilities continues to evolve, with the impact of developments in X-ray detectors, computer hardware and automation methods making it possible for complete data sets to be collected on timescales of tens of seconds. Data can be reduced in a couple of minutes and in favourable cases structures solved and refined shortly after. The information-rich database ISPyB, automatically populated by data acquisition software, data processing and structure solution pipelines at the Diamond Light Source beamlines, allows users to automatically track MX experiments in real time. In order to improve the synchrotron users' experience, efficient access to the data contained in ISPyB is now provided<jats:italic>via</jats:italic>an iOS 6.0+ app for iPhones and iPads. This provides users, both local and remote, with a succinct summary of data collection, visualization of diffraction images and crystals, and key metrics for data quality in real time.</jats:p>

Original publication

DOI

10.1107/s1600576714017531

Type

Journal article

Journal

Journal of Applied Crystallography

Publisher

International Union of Crystallography (IUCr)

Publication Date

01/10/2014

Volume

47

Pages

1781 - 1783